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The car has a rough idle an slow take off but once it get going it runs fine and when i turn the ac on it idles worse but dont overheat

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Well when was the last time you had a tune up done on it? sounds to me like maybe a fuel filter possibly i would go ahead and put some injector cleaner in your gas and see how that works. goodluck

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Check the help links related to this problem.Click the link below to go through its troubleshooting procedure :-----Idles rough and quits when gas pedal is pressed less? http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/01/1999-ford-f-150-idles-rough-and-quits.html---------
Car won't start without hitting the gas pedal? http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/car-wont-start-without-hitting-gas.html
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--------Pushing on the gas pedal, but the car slows down? Gas pedal to the floor and the car slows down?

http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/02/pushing-on-gas-pedal-but-car-slows-down.html

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After replacing brake rotors and pads, brake pedal remains on floor? http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/02/after-replacing-brake-rotors-and-pads.html

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accelerator pedal sensor? http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/02/2009-chevy-impala-accelerator-pedal.html

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